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Covid-19 red cards major events

Sporting events, from football and tennis to rugby and cycling, on this year’s calendar are in doubt

F1 flirts with a return to SA

Motosport’s top competition is dropping hints of coming back, but would we want this to happen?

Formula One faces testing times over coronavirus

The F1 world championship, which gets under way in Melbourne on March 15, had already lost the Chinese Grand Prix from its schedule

Hamilton: Keep F1 where it’s popular

The British racing driver said he would prefer to see more stops in countries with a genuine racing tradition

Hamilton won’t stop

The Billion Dollar Man refuses to let up, as he races to advance his winning streak

Hamilton cruises to victory to end Rosberg’s resurgence

Lewis Hamilton ended teammate Nico Rosberg's run of two wins by claiming glory in the Canadian Grand Prix.

Vettel finding his mojo could take fight to Mercedes

Goading from dominant Mercedes turned into a scarlet-faced affair as Vettel took his first win for Ferrari, but will the rivalry continue in Shanghai?

Ferrari’s Vettel breathes life into season with Malaysian win

Two days after being fairly criticised by Formula One’s chief executive, Sebastian Vettel made appropriate amends.

Formula One: Even Arnie can’t mask the troubled start

It says something about the state of Formula One when the highlight of the year's first race is Arnold Schwarzenegger handing out prizes.

Formula One: Ricciardo sets sights on world title

After winning three races for Red Bull in a breakthrough session, Australian Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo says he believes he can win the title.

Female driver’s F1 hopes grind to a halt

Simona de Silvestro, who was aiming to be the first female F1 driver since 1976, has been booted off Sauber's testing programme for lack of funds.

F1 championship could come down to reliability

Lewis Hamilton regained the championship lead after four months at the Singapore GP, but the title fight could eventually be decided by reliability.

Radio communication cut-back is no benefit to F1 – Alonso

Former world champion Fernando Alonso said a new ruling ordering teams and drivers to cut back on radio conversations has "no benefit" to the sport.

Mercedes power on to Bahrain F1 race

The team is confident after two wins in the new Formula One season, but keeping an eye on rivals Red Bull.

F1 boss Ecclestone begins search for successor

Formula One head Bernie Ecclestone has revealed he is looking for someone to succeed him as the head of the sport.

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